Sarmiento v. Stubblefield's Custom Concrete, Inc

In Sarmiento v. Stubblefield's Custom Concrete, Inc., 178 Ariz. 440, 442 n.2, 874 P.2d 997, 999 n.2 (App. 1994) the Court briefly referenced OSHA standards in a personal injury case. The plaintiff in Sarmiento presented evidence creating a material question of fact by offering the testimony of a safety expert that "the unguarded and uncovered blockouts created a hazardous or dangerous condition, violated OSHA regulations, violated commonly recognized safety practices and principles, and unreasonably placed the burden on other workers to adequately protect themselves from the hazards associated with the blockouts." Id.